2019 Tour de France: Stage 18 preview

Stage 18: Embrun-Valloire
Date: July 25, 2019
Distance: 208 km
Stage type: Mountain

The stairway to heaven stage. There are four climbs, each higher than the last, the final three topping out at 2,109 metres, 2,360 metres and 2,642 metres, respectively. In other words, at the finish in Valloire the identity of the remaining contenders for the yellow jersey will be confirmed, and one outstanding candidate may well have stepped forward or strengthened their position as the king of this mountainous Tour.

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